How Countries Get On, Or Off, US State-Sponsored Terror List
Now that Cuba has been removed, three countries remain on the State Sponsors of Terrorism list maintained by the U.S. State Department.By Kate Grumke | May 30, 2015
That's a pretty small list, considering there are almost 200 countries in the world, and the U.S. isn't on great terms with all of them.
But what really matters is if the State Department says the countries have "repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism." If they're on the list, they're subject to economic sanctions and trading restrictions.